1968 Mercedes 280SL


Blue-Chip Investment

1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL "Pagoda"




O ffered For Sale is a 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL. The car is a rolling work of art and a highly collectible piece of Mercedes history. These cars are built rock-solid and definitely personify German engineering and precision of a time gone by. This highly sought after model is a world-class automobile and is ready for the next owner to enjoy. Experience what a real Mercedes used to be. Even M-B doesn't build 'em like this anymore!

For not being a restored showcar, this "Pagoda" is in excellent condition - both mechanically and cosmetically. What's definitely cool and very rare about this particular 280SL, is that it's a European model that was brought over to the states 30 years ago. It's still got the highly desired Euro headlamps and other neat appointments, such as a stick-shift transmission. Drive it as Mercedes-Benz engineers intended it to be. What a find!








































Classic facia displays old-world craftsmanship and an elegance that only Mercedes-Benz could produce. Dash is in excellent condition. All gauges are functioning properly.

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Soft top looks relatively new. Canvas is thick, and plastic window is clear.

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A common area for rust, is the inside well where the soft-top is folded. Water leaks in, doesnít evaporate, and causes corrosion. However, ss you can see here, itís dry as a bone and in excellent shape. This 280SL led a charmed life and has always been garaged.





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Underneath, the floor is solid


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Motor and drive train are top notch. The car runs as good as it looks. Oil pressure is high; running temperature is always cool. The car is ready to be driven and enjoyed!

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The fine example offered here presents a good value and opportunity in the world of collectible automobiles. This tangible investment is safer than the stock market and is something that can be enjoyed, now and in the future. Why not mix business with pleasure?




For a full, detailed description of this very collectible 1968 Mercedes-Benz, please send an email with your specific questions, or call.

phone: (805) 801-2581 or

email: joezcarnut@msn.com




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Youíre welcome to inspect this vehicle in person prior to placing your bid, or have someone inspect it for you.

DO NOT BID unless you have the necessary funds readily available to pay for vehicle and you are SERIOUS about owning it.

NOTE: seller may remove car early from auction as this vehicle is advertised elsewhere and may be sold before auctionís end

Please keep in mind that when purchasing a used vehicle, most cars are not "perfect" and minor imperfections may be visible upon closer inspection. These imperfections may include, but are not limited to, small scratches and dings, rock chips, minor surface rust, small stains or tears in the carpeting, windshield imperfections, and wear on the seats. Every attempt will be made to accurately describe the "overall" condition of each vehicle. Please note that it is ultimately the responsibility of the buyer to verify the accuracy of any statements that are made regarding the condition of said vehicle. There are no guarantees as to the accuracy of the descriptions made. Please call at 805. 801. 2581 if you have any questions. Thank you.

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